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 DeCS Categories

H01 Natural Science Disciplines .
H01.158 Biological Science Disciplines .
H01.158.273 Biology .
H01.158.273.688 Parasitology .
N03 Health Care Economics and Organizations .
N03.219 Economics .
N03.219.521 Financing, Organized .
N03.219.521.346 Financing, Government .
N03.219.521.346.506 Public Assistance .
N03.219.521.346.506.564 Medical Assistance .
N03.219.521.346.506.564.663 Medicare .
N03.219.521.346.506.564.663.500 Medicare Part A .
N03.219.521.346.506.564.663.515 Medicare Part B .
N03.219.521.346.506.564.663.757 Medicare Part C .
N03.219.521.576 Insurance .
N03.219.521.576.343 Insurance, Health .
N03.219.521.576.343.575 Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services .
N03.219.521.576.343.575.500 Medicare Part D .
N03.219.521.576.343.840 Medicare .
N03.219.521.576.343.840.725 Medicare Part A .
N03.219.521.576.343.840.754 Medicare Part B .
N03.219.521.576.343.840.877 Medicare Part C .
N03.219.521.576.343.840.938 Medicare Part D .
N03.706 Social Control, Formal .
N03.706.615 Legislation as Topic .
N03.706.615.420 Legislation, Hospital .
N03.706.615.420.249 Medicare Part C .
N03.706.615.696 Medicare .
N03.706.615.698 Medicare Part A .
N03.706.615.699 Medicare Part B .
N03.706.615.752 Medicare Part D .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.011 Science .
SP4.011.102 Biology .
SP4.011.102.143 Parasitology .
SP4.011.107 Microbiology .
SP4.011.107.228 Parasitology .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Medicare Part D .
PL 108-173 .
PL 108 173 .
Part D, Medicare .
A stand-alone drug plan offered by insurers and other private companies to beneficiaries that receive their Medicare Part A and/or B benefits through the Original Medicare Plan. It includes Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans that do not offer prescription drug coverage and Medicare Cost Plans offering Medicare prescription drug coverage. The plan was enacted as the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 with coverage beginning January 1, 2006. .
Medicare Part A .
Part A, Medicare .
Hospital Insurance Program, Medicare .
Medicare Hospital Insurance Program .
The compulsory portion of Medicare that is known as the Hospital Insurance Program. All persons 65 years and older who are entitled to benefits under the Old Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance Program or railroad retirement, persons under the age of 65 who have been eligible for disability for more than two years, and insured workers (and their dependents) requiring renal dialysis or kidney transplantation are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A. .
Medicare Part C .
Medicare Advantage .
Medicare Plus Choice Program (US) .
Medicare+Choice Program (US) .
Advantage, Medicare .
Advantages, Medicare .
Choice, Medicare Plus .
Medicare Advantages .
Medicare+Choice Programs (US) .
Part C, Medicare .
Plus Choice, Medicare .
Program, Medicare+Choice (US) .
Programs, Medicare+Choice (US) .
Medicare Choice .
Medicare Plus Choice .
The Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 establishes a Medicare+Choice program under part C of Title XVIII, Section 4001, of the Social Security Act. Under this program, an eligible individual may elect to receive Medicare benefits through enrollment in a Medicare+Choice plan. Beneficiaries may choose to use private pay options, establish medical savings accounts, use managed care plans, or join provider-sponsored plans. .
Medicare Part B .
SMI Program .
Part B, Medicare .
Program, SMI .
Programs, SMI .
SMI Programs .
Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance Program .
Supplementary Medical Insurance Program, Medicare .
The voluntary portion of Medicare, known as the Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) Program, that includes physician's services, home health care, medical services, outpatient hospital services, and laboratory, pathology, and radiology services. All persons entitled to Medicare Part A may enroll in Medicare Part B on a monthly premium basis. .
Medicare .
Health Insurance for Aged, Disabled, Title 18 .
Health Insurance for Aged, Title 18 .
Health Insurance for Aged and Disabled, Title 18 .
Insurance, Health, for Aged and Disabled .
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976) .
Parasitology .
Medical Parasitology .
Parasitology, Medical .
The study of parasites and PARASITIC DISEASES. .